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ID Number: 23290
Maker: Corita Kent
Technique: silkscreen
Date Made: 1965
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 58 cm x 89 cm; 22 13/16 in x 35 1/16 in
Main Subject: Liberation Theology; Viet Nam War Era
Materials: Matte paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Extra Los Angeles Times Eight Men Slain: Guard Moves In the Body of Christ is No More Comfortable Now Than It Was When It Hung From The Cross Those Who Live In The Well Organized, Well Ordered, Nourished, Clean, Calm and Comfortable Middle Class Part Of Christ's Body Can easily Forget That the Body Of Christ, As It Now Exists, Is Mostly disorganized, devoid Of Order, Concerned with the Material Needs, Hungry, Dirty, Not Motivated By Reason, Fermenting In Agonizing Uncertainty And Certainly Most Uncomfortable Youth Is A time Of Rebellion. Rather Than Squelch The Rebellion, We Might Better enlist the Rebels to Join That Greatest Rebel Of His Time - Christ Himself. Maurice Ouellet Extra Los Angeles Times Saturday Final Vol. LXXXIV Four Parts-Part One Saturday Morning, August 14, 1965 62 Pages Daily 10c Eight Men Slain; Guard Moves In Scores of Fires Rage Unchecked; Damage Exceeds $10 Million [...] Guard Force From 40th Armored [...] Warlike Scene- This scene reminiscent of wartime is in the 1800 block of E. 103rd St. as national guardsmen take up posts. Times photo by John Malmin Editorial Anarchy Must End [...] Racial Unrest Laid to Negro Family Failure [...] Eyewitness Account 'Get Whitey,' Scream Blood-Hungry Mobs [...]

Acquisition Number: 2004-199

Response to the 1965 Watts Uprising/Riots

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